Studies Philosophy and Course Content
Percussion studies at
Southeast Missouri State University are designed to develop a well-rounded
percussionist with the highest level of musicianship and an appropriate
competency in performance and teaching. The percussion curriculum accomplishes
this goal through the following:
- A basic understanding
of concepts used and the technical ability to perform on snare drum, keyboard
percussion, timpani, drum set, and accessory percussion instruments.
- Experience in solo
recital and ensemble performances.
- Performance of a
variety of literature in many styles and areas of percussion.
- Attendance and
participation at studio classes, recitals, and master classes.
- The understanding of
teaching procedures, rehearsal and conducting techniques, and enduring values
used to achieve a positive environment to enable the highest level of academic,
musical, and personal growth.